Archive for November, 2012

Nov. 27 2012

Playlist: Nov/27/12

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10:57 PM Ernest Tomlinson — Nocturne Conductor: Ernest TomlinsonEnsemble: Slovak Radio SO, BratislavaM Polo/HK, 8223413 10:34 PM Franz Joseph Haydn — Andante with Variations Key: fNadia Reisenberg, pianoIvory, 70806 9:52 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 6 Key: FOpus: 68Conductor: Douglas BoydEnsemble: Manchester CamerataAvie, 2242 9:30 PM Charles-Marie Widor — Sonata #2 for violin […]

Nov. 26 2012

Monday 11/26/12 New York Philharmonic This Week

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11:00 PM A retrospective of music composed and conducted by Leonard Bernstein. Chichester Psalms (Sony SMK-60595) Symphony #3, Kaddish (Sony SMK-60595) Suites from The Dybbuk (DG 447956-2)

Nov. 26 2012

11-26-12 Word On WIne Review 2 Sparklers!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

I love Champagne…who doesn’t!  The problem is paying for the aforementioned wine…that we don’t like so much.  We are always looking for good alternatives and just in time for the holiday season we found 2! 1)L’Antica Quercia Prosecco.  $20.  More heft than the usual Prosecco but you are paying a little more.  Good crisp bubbles […]

Nov. 26 2012

Playlist: Nov/26/12

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10:36 PM Francis Poulenc — Concert Champetre for Harpsichord and Conductor: Jean-Claude CasadesusEnsemble: Lille National OrchestraElisabeth Chojnacka, harpsichdNaxos, 8554241 10:17 PM Johann Sebastian Bach — Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 Key: DConductor: Helmut RillingEnsemble: Oregon Bach Festival OrchestraHanssler, 94615 10:15 PM Johannes Brahms — Hungarian Dance No. 6 Key: DMela Tenenbaum,violinRichard Kapp.pianoESS.A.Y, 1081 9:23 PM Antonin […]

Nov. 25 2012

Mass for troubled times

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC Choral Hour | No Comments

In his later years Franz Joseph Haydn personally enjoying great success and fame, but the world around him was in trouble.  In 1798 Haydn wrote Missa in Angustiis (“Mass for troubled times”) which may have been premiered the day Admiral Horatio Nelson defeated Napoleon  in the Battle of the Nile.  This late mass would gradually be called […]

Nov. 25 2012

Playlist: Nov/25/12

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8:06 PM Richard Strauss — An Alpine Symphony Opus: 64Conductor: Herbert BlomstedtEnsemble: San Francisco SymphonyLondon, 421815 8:00 PM Johann Heinrich Schmelzer — Sonata a 5 per camera al giorno delle Conductor: Jeanne LamonEnsemble: TafelmusikCBS/Sony, 53963 6:30 PM Anton Garcia Abril — Piano Concerto Conductor: Enrique Garcia AsensioEnsemble: Orquesta Sinfonica De MadridGuillermo Gonzalez,pianoM Polo/HK, 8223849 6:00 […]

Nov. 24 2012

11-24-12 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week our panel consisted of two members of the Hopkins Symphony Nicolene Wilson, General Manager and Jed Gaylin, Music Director.  We liked the Ives, loved the Stravinsky, both the piece and the performance, put up with the Verdi and enjoyed Byron Janis…but not the Russian orchestra that joined him on the Liszt!  Here are […]

Nov. 24 2012

12/01/12 – The Flying Dutchman – 1:00pm

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Bayreuth Festival The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner Sung in German Approximate running time: 3 hours The ultimate blend of action, music, scene and dramatic expression was Richard Wagner’s goal in his “total work of art.” Deutsche Welle brings you another performance from the Festspielhaus, which Wagner designed explicitly for his music dramas. This year the festival, […]

Nov. 24 2012

Almost All American

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | No Comments

Tonight’s Vocalise is as American as an apple pie on Thanksgiving, almost!  American composers Barber, Joplin and Copland will make appearances on the program.  However, I’ll also have “Goin’ Home” based on the slow movement of Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” written in the U.S.A. and the bawdy “Watkins Ale” with The […]

Nov. 24 2012

Playlist: Nov/24/12

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8:30 PM Aaron Copland — Old American Songs Conductor: Andrew LittonEnsemble: London Symphony OrchestraJubilant Sykes, BaritoneArioso, 11 8:28 PM Scott Joplin — Maple Leaf Rag Ensemble: The David Dusing SingersNewport, 60059 8:11 PM Samuel Barber — Knoxville:Summer of 1915 Conductor: Yoel LeviEnsemble: Atlanta Symphony OrchestraSylvia McNair, sopranoTelarc, 80250 8:06 PM Jay Welch — Goin’ Home […]